Quotes October 03, 2022

Courtesy of Gretchen Rubin Moment of Happiness

 
 

Life starts all over again when it gets crisp in the fall.
F. Scott Fitzgerald
The Great Gatsby
 
 
 
 
Bad luck in small doses can cast a glittering light on the rest of life.
ANN PATCHETT
Sometimes the Luck Is In the Fall
 
 
 
 
Most of us are experts at solving other people’s problems, but we generally solve them in terms of our own and the advice we give is seldom for other people but for ourselves.
NAN FAIRBROTHER
The House in the Country
 
 
 
 
She generally gave herself very good advice (though she very seldom followed it)
LEWIS CARROLL
Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland
 
 
 
 
Now is life very solid or very shifting? I am haunted by the two contradictions.
VIRGINIA WOOLF
A Writer’s Diary
 
 
 
 
Sometimes something can look beautiful just because it’s different in some way from the other things around it. One red petunia in a window box will look very beautiful if all the rest of them are white, and vice-versa.
ANDY WARHOL
The Philosophy of Andy Warhol: From A to B and Back Again
 
 
 
 
Neither does the tree hold back its leaves but lets them flow open or glide away when the time is right.
MARY OLIVER
“Habits, Differences, and the Light That Abides” from Long Life
 
 
 
 
We are what we pretend to be, so we must be careful about what we pretend to be.
KURT VONNEGUT
Mother Night